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in the American Civil War
Indiana Infantry Officer Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the
State of Indiana, Volume 3, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866 View Entire Book
Indiana Infantry Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the
State of Indiana, Volume 7, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1867 View Entire Book
|One-Year Regiments. A call was made, Dec. 20, 1864, for eleven
regiments for one year's service, and recruiting stations were established at the
headquarters of each of the provost marshals, recruits being forwarded to Indianapolis.
Subsequently five additional regiments were called for, and under these calls the
following organizations were raised :
One Hundred and Forty-eighth Indiana Infantry.
Col., Nicholas R. Ruckle; Lieut.-Col., William J. Manker; Maj., Henry A. White.
This regiment was recruited in the 6th Congressional district and organized at
Indianapolis in Feb., 1865. It was mustered in Feb. 25 and left the state on the 28th for
Nashville, being placed on duty at once. It was constantly employed on guard and garrison
duty in central Tennessee until its muster out on Sept. 5, 1865. The original strength was
975; gain by recruits, 52; total, 1,027. Loss by death, 36; desertion, 75.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3